Tuesday, March 31, 2015

“Just A Shadow Of My Wound” was uploaded to Flickr

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Just A Shadow Of My Wound was taken on January 20, 2015 at 09:08PM

“Neither Starved Nor Cold” was uploaded to Flickr

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Neither Starved Nor Cold was taken on March 28, 2015 at 08:11PM

“Did Not Ask For Your Company” was uploaded to Flickr

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Did Not Ask For Your Company was taken on March 29, 2015 at 12:18PM

Monday, March 30, 2015

Steve Jobs Stanford Commencement Speech 2005 by peestandingup

Here we see Steve Jobs delivering his commencement speech to the graduates of Stanford University in 2005. In it he talks about getting fired from Apple in 1985, life & death.

Sunday, March 29, 2015

How to Find a Message in a Bottle

By MALIA WOLLAN via NYT Magazine


Look for a beach that juts out perpendicular to the ocean current. Living near a cruise route helps, too.

“Movie Night” was uploaded to Flickr

The Great Gatsby (2013), if you wanted to know…

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Movie Night was taken on March 29, 2015 at 06:51PM

“All The News Fit To Print” was uploaded to Flickr

iOS version of the New York Times app refused to feed me lies today…

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All The News Fit To Print was taken on March 29, 2015 at 02:13PM

“Everything You Do Leaves You Empty Inside” was uploaded to Flickr

Chicago River at night

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Everything You Do Leaves You Empty Inside was taken on March 28, 2015 at 08:11PM

Richard Thompson - Time To Ring Some Changes - Videowest 81 by joni36

RT performing 'Jenny Lind Polka' & 'Time To Ring Some Changes' solo on Videowest's 'Guitar Player Session' back in 1981.

“Don't Burn All Of Your Bridges” was uploaded to Flickr

Washington Bridge, West Loop, Chicago

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Don't Burn All Of Your Bridges was taken on March 28, 2015 at 08:11PM

“The Change In Your Pocket Won't Buy You A Dream” was uploaded to Flickr

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The Change In Your Pocket Won't Buy You A Dream was taken on March 28, 2015 at 08:06PM

“Negotiation Terms” was uploaded to Flickr

Sidewalks strolled after dark

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Negotiation Terms was taken on March 29, 2015 at 08:53AM

“May Use Full Lane” was uploaded to Flickr

construction in the bike lane, Wells St., Loop, Chicago

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May Use Full Lane was taken on March 28, 2015 at 08:06PM

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Taxi Driver

By ETGAR KERET via NYT Magazine


Explaining conflict — and how we could resolve it — to my young son in the back seat.

Toshio Shibata’s Mesmerizing Photographs of Water

By Photographs by TOSHIO SHIBATA via NYT Magazine


The Japanese photographer finds sublime beauty in unlikely landscapes.

Bruce Bochy Won’t Let Success Go to His Head

By Interview by TYLER KEPNER via NYT Magazine


The manager of the San Francisco Giants on life after the World Series.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Tight squeeze at Deep Cave by Bennett Lee

Boost your cave cred (like street cred but for caves) by trying to squeeze through the alternate entrance to Deep Cave in Edwards County, Texas. Note that the main entrance to the cave is in a 3 m sink just out of camera view, but you don't get any cave cred for strolling through the big entrance. Deep Cave is still being explored and mapped in an ongoing survey project begun in 1999 and has over 5.3 km (3.3 miles) of passages and a depth of 78.3 m (257 ft). Passages tend to alternate between tight crawls and spacious rooms with multiple leads. The cave is highly decorated with crystalline helictites, stalactites, stalagmites, columns, flowstone, draperies, moonmilk, and popcorn, and many of these formations are either partially translucent or richly colorful. Deep Cave is located on the Deep and Punkin Nature Preserve and is one of many Texas caves owned and managed by the Texas Cave Management Association (TCMA), a non-profit cave conservancy. Some of these caves are protected as home to unique and endangered creatures. Other TCMA caves are routinely used for a variety of purposes by cavers, the general public, youth groups, and rescue training groups. TCMA also provides management, conservation, and education information to individual, groups, organizations, and governmental agencies. For more information, or if you would like to donate or volunteer, please visit their website at www.tcmacaves.org. If you would like to get started caving in the United States (and don't worry--not all caves are this tight), check out the National Speleological Society (NSS) at www.caves.org. There you can find a local chapter, called a Grotto, where experienced cavers can teach you all about caving, gear, safety, etc., and get you started caving! In this video, the participants are, in order: TJ Tidwell (fail although his sunglasses made it), Tom Rogers (fail although he made it up the hole earlier), Chris Lafferty (successful and also featured in the GIF circling the Internet), Caleb Mayeux (successful), Ray Hertel (fail), Ryan Monjaras (successful feet first), Mallory Mayeux (failed although she's always a success at being charming and beautiful), Caleb Mayeux again (fail headfirst), and Ryan Monjaras again. For the record, yes, Ryan completed the squeeze headfirst. Unfortunately, my DSLR ran out of space before his success was captured on video.

Letter of Recommendation: Gel Manicures

By HALEY MLOTEK via NYT Magazine


Sometimes I walk home from the salon transfixed by my new nails, soothed by their uncanny identicality.

“Onward Thru The Fog! Oat Willie's” was uploaded to Flickr

From the old, weird Austin. History: http://ift.tt/1yjAFQH

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Onward Thru The Fog! Oat Willie's was taken on March 27, 2015 at 12:16PM

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Pentangle - House Carpenter by fawnface

From the BBC special c.'70. Enjoy.

Pentangle - Light Flight (live at the BBC) by Colin Hanson

Two live performances of Light Flight by Pentangle, the first from the 1970 BBC special, the second from Later ... With Jools Holland on 2nd May 2008.

Pentangle - Hunting Song by fawnface

From the BBC special c.'70. Enjoy.

The Pentangle - Waltz (1968) by neko2sanpo

1st LP "The Pentangle" B-4